INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA (1)



Deadlines

21 Jul 2022
Call for entries

01 Sep 2022
Standard deadline

10 Oct 2022
Late deadline

10 Oct 2022
Festival closed

01 Nov 2022
Notification date

21 Nov 2022
25 Nov 2022

Address

PO BOX 7503, WARRINGAHMALL POST SHOP BROOKVALE,  2100, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia


Festival description
Short film festival 60'<
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2021
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Required
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  60'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Languages 
Bengali Hindi Marathi Tamil Telugu
 Subtitles 
English
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Festival start: 21 November 2022      Festival end: 25 November 2022

Indian Film Festival Australia is Celebrating the grandeur of Indian Films.

IFFA is a in-person physical event, from 21st-25th November 2022 In accordance with pandemic situation and Australian laws at the time.

This year we will appreciate and recognise amazing works for Feature Films, Short Films, Regional Films & Web Series

We are excited to showcase extremely talented creatives and their Feature Films, Short Films, Regional Films as well as their Web Series work as there are some amazing Web Series out there today that need recognition and exposure. Genres include Drama, Comedy, Action, Social.

Our endeavour is to make this a marvelous experience for the Filmmakers & a rich experience for the Audience with an approach that promotes and recognizes Excellence in Film. The Indian Film Festival Australia will be a fantastic opportunity to build Australian and Indian ties and create enormous business opportunities.

CATEGORY AWARDS- FEATURE FILMS

1-The Best Feature Film
2-The Best Action Feature Film
3-The Best Comedy Feature Film
4-Best Director Feature Film
5-Best Cinematography Feature Film
6-Best Set Design Feature Film
7-Best Screen Play Feature Film
8-Best Editor Feature Film
9-Best Music Feature Film
10-Best Sound Feature Film
11- Best Actor Female Feature Film
12-Best Actor Male Feature Film
13-Best Actor Supporting Role,Female Feature Film
14- Best Actor in Supporting Role, Male Feature Film
15- Best Singer Female Feature Film
16- Best Singer Male Feature Film
17-One to Watch Filmmaker(The Emerging Star)
18-One to Watch Actor ( The Emerging Star)
19-The Best VFX Feature Film
20-Best Actor in a Comic role Male or Female
21-Best Dance Direction Of a Film

CATEGORY AWARDS- SHORT FILMS

22-Best Short Film
23-Best Director Short Film
24-Best Actor Female in a Short Film
25-Best Actor Male in a Short Film

CATEGORY AWARDS - REGIONAL FILMS

26-Best Regional Film
27-Best Regional Film Director
28-Best Regional Film Actor Female
29-Best Regional Film Actor Male
31-Best Regional Film Cinematography
32-Best Regional Film Screenplay
33-Best Regional Film Music
34-Best Regional Film Editor
35-Best Regional Film Dance Direction
36-Best Regional Film Set Design

CATEGORY AWARDS - WEB SERIES

37-Best Web Series created overall, regardless of genre.
38-Best Drama Series
39-Best Action Series
40-Best Comedy Series
41-Best Reality Series
42-Best Actor Female Web Series
43-Best Actor Male Web Series
44-Best Comedic Actor Web Series
45-Best Screenplay Web Series
46-Best Cinematography Web Series
47-Best Editing Web Series
48-Best Sound Design Web Series
49-Best Direction Web Series
50-Best Original Score Web Series

SUBMISSION TERMS & RULES

PROCEDURES

1.For Submitting your work in any category.You must agree to ALL Terms and Conditions of entry to The Indian Film Festival Australia.

2.All submissions are due by due dates as mentioned on Festhome.

3.All Films must have been released after 1st JANUARY 2021.

4.Premieres are not required but will be considered in the final programming decisions.

5.Your film must not have been broadcast on Australian TV.

6.The same film can be entered in one or more categories.

7.You must fill out a separate entry form and pay an entry fee for each category.

8.There are No limit to the number of submissions per Filmmaker, but each submission requires an entry fee.

9.In the event of a film being withdrawn, Indian Film Festival Australia will not be liable to refund the fee or return the materials entered.

ENTRY MATERIAL

1.ENTRY FORM completed on Festhome.

2.SUBMISSION FEE (Non Refundable) (Fee Categories Refer to Festival copies)

3.US$50 per all entries regardless of length

4.Films submitted after the listed final deadline add a $10 late fee

5.No refunds

6.All submissions MUST be accompanied with a Synopsis

Short Films a 50 word or less synopsis (may be used for Festival Program and website)

Feature Length Films: 100 Word or less synopsis (may be used for Festival Program and website).

7.SCREENERS- (Pre- Screening Entries )A Secure Online Screener, preferably Vimeo

8.TRAILER- 15.seconds trailor of the film -Vimeo format

9.If your film is chosen for shortlisting or as a finalist we will need the following materials.

10. Electronic Press Kit (EPK) - including synopsis, director's biography 60 words, names of cast and crew and other information about the film.

11.Film Stills - 4 stills, including at least 1 MAIN image (for use of any publicity and programming) Your MAIN image should be landscape format and 470 wide x 265 high pixels.

12.Digital Film Poster

13.Director's photo in Hi resolution jpeg

14.You MUST include a contact name, address ,email, phone number with your entry.

15.If your film is selected to be screened at the festival, you will be required to provide the FINAL EXHIBITION copy of your film in DCP format, a press kit, synopsis, TRAILER: 15-second trailer of the film in downloadable or Vimeo format.

CATEGORIES

FEATURE FILMS-

1.Eligible in this category are films with a running time of 60 minutes or MORE.

2.Films Made in India

3.Films ( irrespective of its theme) made by Filmmakers of Indian descent from any part of the world /worldwide.

4.Films by international filmmakers with a prominent Indian focus, significant Indian content, India inspired subject matter.

5.Films made internationally with A( Director, Writer, Producer, Lead Actor/Female or Male of INDIAN DESCENT are also eligible.

SHORT FILMS-

1.Eligible in this category are films with a running time of LESS than 60 minutes

2.Films Made in India

3.Films ( irrespective of its theme) made by Filmmakers of Indian descent from any part of the world /worldwide.

4.Films by international filmmakers with a prominent Indian focus, significant Indian content, India inspired subject matter.

5.Films made internationally with A( Director, Writer, Producer, Lead Actor/Female or Male of INDIAN DESCENT are also eligible.

TERMS & CONDITIONS -

1.Films selected by The Indian Film Festival Australia agree to provide in a timely manner the screening copy of the film in an approved format, as well as adequate publicity materials, such as director’s bio and photo, film stills, film trailer and/or film clips.

2.Submission of a signed entry form constitutes acceptance of the Indian Film Festival Australia regulations.

3.By submitting, you acknowledge that you give The INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA the authorisation to utilise any excerpts, images or biographical information of the filmmakers from any film submitted for promotional purposes.

4.INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA is granted permission and the rights by (THE SUBMITTER) that may be the Director, Production House, Producer, Film maker, a Corporation or an Individual, to use Titles, Photographs ,Excerpts, Stills, Footage for promotional purposes before, during, and after the event INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA

5.INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA is granted permission and the right to use photographs, footage, and other materials gathered during the event for promotional purposes . Promotion may include, but not be limited to: websites, social media , advertisements, Radio or TV coverage, internet and print sources.

6.The submitter provides Indian Film Festival Australia indemnity from any liabilities, claims, losses, and expenses relating to any trademark, copy-write, screening ,credits, publicity. The SUBMITTER holds the sole responsibility of copyright clearance of any copyrighted material in the film.

7.By submitting to INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA you have agreed that you have the legal right to submit your creative artistic work, that you have the legal right to submit the creative work., including music and your submission is your confirmation that in submitting you have obtained written legal permission to submit copyrighted material from its copyright owner, and you agree to hold the INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA harmless by submitting.

8.By submitting your Web Series work to the INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA, you are agreeing to this statement. (In submitting this work, I am claiming that it is my own & that I hold all necessary copyright or have the permission of the owners of copyright to incorporate portions of their work .I am the creator and author of the work submitted & I have the rights and permission to use the audio in the entry.I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions & licenses)


  

 
  

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